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Statement Against Police Violence

Daunte Wright (20 years old), Adam Toledo (13 years old), Ma’Khia Bryant (16 years old) and Mario Gonzalez (26) should still be here. Instead, they were murdered by the police. They could be any one of our Workshop students. We mourn their lives and rage against the systems…


Statement in Support of Our Asian Community

Dear Performing Arts Workshop community,  Our hearts are heavy with grief and rage as we mourn the deaths of eight people, including six Asian women, who were recently murdered in Atlanta. We honor the lives of: Delaina Ashley Yaun Paul Andre Michels Xiaojie Tan Daoyou Feng…


Statement in Defense of Black Lives Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Statement in Defense of Black Lives Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) See our statement here. “In Defense of Black Lives” explained Q: What does “In Defense of Black Lives” mean? A: The Movement for Black Lives called for a week of immediate action in defense of…


Statement in Defense of Black Lives from the Anti-Racism Committee

We write this with rage, grief, and fierce love for our Black students, teaching artists, and wider community. As an organization, and particularly as an organization that serves Black youth, we recognize that remaining silent is violent and contradictory to our mission. We…